Australian players' partners pose for a photo

What do WAGs have to do with it?

Having families on tour ensures happiness and stability. Why would that contribute to defeats?

Steve Magoffin ripped out four of the top order

Why Australia should pick Steve Magoffin

If the selectors are willing to think out of the box, they could do worse than include the uncapped fast bowler, who has impressive county figures with Sussex

Josh Hazlewood celebrates the wicket of Jermaine Blackwood

This Australia can win on any pitch

It's hard to see them conceding the Ashes because they have now built a potent bowling attack capable of succeeding in all conditions

Darren Bravo winces in pain after injuring his hamstring

Why are injury breakdowns so frequent?

Over-hydration during games and excessive warm-up routines could be the reasons for the number of niggles, despite the medical help at hand

Young fans at the Sydney derby

Who is the BBL aimed at?

There's nothing wrong with the quality of the cricket on offer, but the bells and whistles surrounding it are intrusive and overwhelming

Virat Kohli drives through cover

What's with Australia's pitches?

All four tracks for the India series were uncharacteristic of their venues, to varying degrees